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The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

West Michigan Economic Growth Still ‘Modestly Positive’

The West Michigan industrial economy continues to experience modestly positive growth, according to the results of a monthly survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2012

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Michigan Economy Jumps in January: Comerica Index

Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index rose seven points in January, up to a level of 98.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

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Colleges: International Students Key to Michigan’s Economic Growth

DETROIT — Fast-paced economic growth in the health care, computer and engineering sectors, coupled with a shortage of domestic students graduating with degrees in the high-demand science, technology, engineering and math fields, has created a […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

The downtown Grand Rapids skyline. WWJ file photo.

GR Economy Growing Modestly, ISM Report Says

The greater Grand Rapids industrial economy saw modest positive growth over the past month, according to the results of a survey compiled by Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2012

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Purchasing Managers Find Growing Economy In SE Michigan

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index, a research partnership between Wayne State University’s School of Business Administration and the Institute for Supply Management – Southeast Michigan, indicates that metro Detroit’s business economy continued to improve in February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

ISM - Southeast Michigan

Purchasing Managers Index Jumps 18 Points In Post-Holiday Surge

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index made a sharp rebound in January, alleviating concerns about a slowdown for the Michigan economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2012

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PMI: Southeast Michigan Economy Improved In October

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), a composite index of economic activity, rebounded to 59.7 in October from September’s index of 53.1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

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New Web Site For Business Leaders Group

Business Leaders for Michigan Tuesday unveiled its new Web site, updated with fresh information and resources that support the state’s evolving economic environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2011

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Purchasing Managers Report Uptick In Detroit-Area Economy

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index, a composite index of local economic activity, stood at 53.8 for the month of August. The Southeast Michigan economy expanded at a faster rate in August than in July, when the index was 51.7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2011

Investor Group: 54.5 MPG Means 484,000 Jobs

Ceres, a Boston-based national coalition of investors and public-interest organizations, has released “More Jobs Per Gallon,” an economic analysis by the independent firm Management Information Services that shows that higher vehicle mileage requirements mean more jobs in automotive R&D

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011

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